Local police forces in La Union have nabbed at least P1.6 million worth of marijuana in a checkpoint on Thursday, June 24.
According to official reports, residents reported two suspicious-looking boxes left on the roadside. Dried marijuana leaves were discovered inside the boxes. Authorities are investigating the unidentified suspects who abandoned the boxes when they saw the police checkpoint nearby.
At least 13 kilos of dried marijuana were in bricks and 10 tabular containers, investigators said.